Rule #1: Don't piss off the sound guy!
Clint Kaster has not received any gifts yet
As my third ex-wife used to point out, I am capable of great complaint about an otherwise awesome job. This week has been a nice reminder of how fantastic this job really is most days.
I was brought into the Miss Oregon Scholarship Pageant a few years ago and it's been a joy. Top-notch staff in the pageant and a team of dedicated volunteers, a world-class choreographer who I love watching work (picking up tips for my next career!), a friendly and knowledgeable venue team AND…Continue
This was mentioned in my recent post regarding our K-Array loudspeakers. Being torture-testers of audio, we routinely patch gear together over great distances and find power weirdness with perhaps more regularity than the "right-stack, left-stack" types.
At a community center the other night, our neighborhood suffered a power outage which ran from about my house (my girlfriend called to make sure we'd paid the bill) and into the community center next door and on down the…Continue
I realize that this may sound like Baker Lee's column in this months FOH but that is only because great minds think alike and maybe it's just that season.
You called at 4:48pm on a sunny day in our other-wise dismal city and I had not undeservedly joined the ranks of many others in slipping out of the office a few minutes early. I saw your number but since you're a first time client, I hadn't yet entered it in the "People I MUST Answer" list.…Continue
So it's been a year since we got our hot little hands on the K-Array columns and I thought I'd share how this has gone. Again, the bulk of our shows are galas, special events and parties that may or may not feature music. Intelligibility for spoken word for an audience of 300-500 for dinner is our biggest concern.
For starters, I still love mixing on the K-Arrays. On the occasions when we get to do small "acoustic-oriented" performances I am impressed with the clarity and…Continue
Just a quick note as I was terribly impressed when I unwrapped my 8-ch DI and stereo mixer from SM Pro Audio. For a very reasonable price, the quality level of the "feel" is really really high.
This piece has some immediate uses but is destined to be a little submixer for a female ukelele band -- 8 inputs for ukeleles with individual gain knobs for balancing and a master output! Gorgeous!